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Heaven is a Place on Earth

Sandy toes. Stress melting waves. Towering sand dunes. Heaven on Earth? You tell us. Between shoreline strolls, well-worn hiking trails, and pick up games of frisbee, you’ll discover a piece of paradise all your own. Here, you’ll find adventure and history intertwined in 15,000 acres of diverse national park terrain, acclaimed entertainment venues, beloved buildings, curated experiences, and a long list of local festivals.

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Pizza

Gelsosomo's Pizzeria - Valparaiso

Gelsosomo’s Pizzeria, Valparaiso – Coupon

$5 OFF any $30 purchase or more (dine-in only). Voted #1, casual family atmosphere. Full Italian menu, plus wings, burgers and more. Daily drink…

Cultural Dining

Beijing Chinese Restaurant

Beijing Chinese Restaurant – Coupon

FREE Egg Roll (2) with a $25 or more order. Fresh, delicious Chinese food. Dine-in, carry-out, catering, or order delivery at this Indiana Dunes…

Sweets & Treats

The Flour Shoppe Bakery

The Flour Shoppe Bakery – Coupon

$2 OFF if $10 purchase.

Traditional, gluten-free and vegan baked goods.

Located at:
540 Indian Boundary Rd.
Chesterton, IN. 46304
219-728-1403

Cultural Dining

Beijing Chinese Restaurant

Beijing Chinese Restaurant – Coupon

FREE Chicken Fried Rice or Crab Rangoon (6) with $35 or more order. Fresh, delicious Chinese food. Dine-in, carry-out, catering, or order delivery…

Shopping

Ash & Aspen

Ash and Aspen – Coupon

20% OFF of one regular price item A boutique and gift shop that features women's, men's, children's, and America made products. Located at: 206 S.…

Attractions & Recreation

Mission: Escape

Mission: Escape – Coupon

20% OFF at the time of booking when using Coupon Code: dunedeals. Offer is only valid when booking online. Live-action escape room games of varying…

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Hiking

Savannas: Beauty in the Making

One of the most beneficial things, but sometimes the hardest thing, one can do to help manage a savanna is to cut down young trees and invasive…

Wildlife

Monarchs: Crossing Those Lines

This past September upwards of 2,000 monarchs congregated on the oak trees growing atop the dunes at the Bison Viewing Area of Kankakee Sands.

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(219) Taproom

Pull up a stool! A “traditional” taproom, (219) features 16 taps with four to eight taps from one or more carefully-curated breweries with a…

109 S. 3rd St., Chesterton

49’er Drive-In Theatre

Experience a blast from the past at a place that has been chosen as one of the top drive-ins in the nation. Open weekends in April, May, and…

675 N. Calumet Ave., Valparaiso

4th Street Theater

This award-winning community theater produces blockbuster musicals and more. Call or check their website for a schedule.

125 N. 4th St., Chesterton

A Van-Go Chauffeur & Shuttle

Are you looking for safe, reliable transportation for your special event? A Van-Go’s 15 passenger van creates a comfortable, stress-free solution.

1353 Berg St., Porter

Aaron’s Mortgage Inn

This local bar serves Italian beef, cheeseburgers, and daily specials. They also serve JJ’s Pizza all day and night.

1400 Broadway, Chesterton

Abbiocco Italian Cuisine

Abbiocco translates to "food coma" in Italian and is a chef-driven contemporary Italian restaurant with menu highlights that include a variety of…

600 Gateway Blvd. N, Chesterton

Aberdeen Manor

Aberdeen Manor provides a perfect, romantic backdrop for your special event. Your ceremony can take place outdoors or in the chapel, both of which…

216 Ballantrae St., Valparaiso

Acorn Acres

Acorn Acres is a local family farm. They raise “good” food with natural and sustainable practices. You will find natural healthy meat, produce,…

360 Indian Boundary Rd, Chesterton

Acton Creative

Acton Creative makes unique handwoven items such towels and a variety of handbags. All one-of-a-kind and ready for you! See their website for…

Call for information, Chesterton

Affordable Suites of America Portage

This fully furnished all-suite hotel near the Indiana Dunes provides the comfort and convenience that long-term travelers value most, including a…

1550 Olmstead Dr., Portage

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RVs & Campgrounds

Indiana Dunes State Park Campground

Located less than a mile from the beach and within walking distance of the South Shore Rail Station, this campground is one of the most popular in…

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Sunset Hill Farm County Park Campground

This seasonal campground in the Indiana Dunes area is located within the beautiful Sunset Hill Farm Count Park. Its campsites can accommodate large…

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Sand Creek Campground

This peaceful, family-oriented campground is just minutes from the Indiana Dunes State Park and offers everything a camper could want. Full electric…